Dale, West Virginia

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Dale
Dale is located in West Virginia
Dale
Dale
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°27′28″N 80°39′01″W / 39.45778°N 80.65028°W / 39.45778; -80.65028Coordinates: 39°27′28″N 80°39′01″W / 39.45778°N 80.65028°W / 39.45778; -80.65028
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyTyler
Elevation
902 ft (275 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID1537961[1]

Dale is an unincorporated community in Tyler County, in the U.S. state of West Virginia.[2]

History[edit]

A post office called Dale was established in 1889, and remained in operation until 1951.[3] The origin of the name Dale is obscure.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dale, West Virginia
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dale, West Virginia
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  4. ^ Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. p. 198.